ILR Show Division
RULES & GUIDELINES COMMITTEE Minutes
January 19, 2009
All committee members present - Mary Jo Miller, Debbie Arendas,
Pam Jensen, Kristi Murdock, Shawn Norman and Tom Ross. Meeting
began at approximately 7pm EST. Everyone introduced themselves
and chairman and secretary were elected. Mary Jo Miller is the
ILR board liaison and Pam Jensen will serve as committee
chairman (and rules committee member on the ILR Show Division
Governing Board) and Debbie Arendas as secretary.
General consensus of all members is to keep the ILR Show
Division member friendly, fun and affordable. Basic information
was shared with the committee by Mary Jo as to general
guidelines set up already by the ILR board.
Tom Ross will head up a sub committee to look into a Llama Grand
Prix Tour consisting of 5-10 shows around the country, and a
National Event. The committee would like to see a National Event
held in different locations in alternating years. Mary Jo will
supply Tom with a volunteer list to assist him.
Shawn Norman will write up requirements and qualifications for
showing in the ILR Show Division for the committee to review.
Kristi Murdock and Debbie Arendas will work up ideas about
grandfathering in points acquired under other show associations.
Kristi will also write up some ideas for other rule elements
that we need to consider. The goal is to make the rules about
what CAN be done instead of what you CANT do.
process will be devised for complaints, grievances and ethics to
be submitted to the office, and then will be presented to the
Governing Board by the Rules Committee Chair for a ruling.
Kristi will supply the committee with other organizations links
for everyone to review for ideas about guidelines and rules.
Our next meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 2, 2009 at
7pm EST via conference call. Pam will put together an agenda and
email to all rules committee members in advance - everyone on
the committee is encouraged to email Pam with anything they
would like to have on the agenda.
Meeting adjourned approximately 8:30pm EST.
Debbie Arendas, Secretary